His failure to act against Assad helped to persuade young Sunni Muslims that he is against them.
Posts Tagged: Syria
“I see here a huge chain of actions and support by the UK to try to remedy the Syrian crisis.”
Brooks Newmark: Until a no-fly zone is enforced in Syria, the bloody slaughter of innocents will stretch on and on
During the past five years, Assad – aided and abetted by Putin – has been responsible for over 95 per cent of the almost 400,000 civilian deaths.
To date, she has seen foreign affairs through the prism of domestic security rather than that of intervention abroad.
We see from Daesh attacks in Tunisia and the migrant crisis how important the country is to the UK. We musn’t give up trying to find a settlement.
Trump’s antics are a threat to the stability and peace of Europe.
As ISIS stretches its hand into Europe, it is more important than ever that we destroy its base in Syria and Iraq
The group’s possession of physical territory offers it money, freedom of action and a propaganda weapon. We should strip it of all three.
Labour MP’s said 20,000 was too low as the national total – but often their own councils are refusing to take their share.
A blow to the Government’s standing and credibility abroad.
They worked together to found the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Syria, and he writes of his “fearless friend” in today’s Daily Telegraph.
Mark Field: It has war on its doorstep, economic woes, and no President to represent it. But here’s why I’m hopeful about Lebanon.
Here is a people who maintain a firm desire to persist with their finely-balanced political system and build their government’s capability.
It would be much better to help as many people as possible in and around Syria, and other conflict zones.
The foreign policy aspect of the choice has so far been a poor relation in the debate.
We should demand that our neighbours live up to their responsibilities for unaccompanied children already in their territory.
David Davis: What I saw in Syria. And what Britain should do to help end its barbarous civil war – in its own interest, ours, and the world’s
This is better way of dealing with both migration and the terror threat than the patchwork measures taken so far by the EU.